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Art Project Grant

Art Project Grants for artists and for organizations create opportunities for Iowans to access and engage with high quality arts and cultural projects.

The program is funded through an appropriation by the Iowa Legislature to the Iowa Arts Council, which exists within the Iowa Economic Development Authority, and a grant by the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Who Qualifies?


  • Iowa artists at least 18 years of age or older


  • Iowa nonprofit organizations with 501(c)3 tax exempt status
  • Iowa schools
  • Local, county, state and federal government agencies physically located in Iowa

How do I Apply?

  • Applicants must complete an online application by June 3, 2024, on
  • Please review the grant guidelines found under the resources below for additional information on eligibility requirements, use of funding, reporting requirements and review process, as well as application questions and the scoring rubric.

Manage Your Grant